(WASHINGTON) -- A balloon intercepted by fighter aircraft over Utah on Friday was a "likely hobby balloon" and has since left United States airspace, the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) said Saturday.The "small balloon" was allowed to continue to fly above the U.S.... Read More.
(ELOY, Ariz.) -- Four people were killed and one person was critically injured when a hot air balloon crash-landed in the desert in Eloy, Arizona, on Sunday morning, the Eloy Police Department said.The crash happened in Pinal County, a rural desert area about five... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- An Ohio mom says her 8-year-old daughter was injured by magnets from a reusable water balloon.Kelley Whitty of Morrow, Ohio, told ABC News' Good Morning America her daughter Leah was swimming earlier this month at a family friend's house, where they... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Chinese spy balloon that was shot down over the Atlantic Ocean in early February was built, at least partly, using American off-the-shelf parts, a U.S. official has confirmed to ABC News.The official could not say whether any of the American gear... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Chinese spy balloon that was shot down over the Atlantic Ocean in early February was built -- at least partly -- using American off-the-shelf parts, a U.S. official has confirmed to ABC News.A second U.S. official was also able to... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A close-up photo of the Chinese spy balloon, taken mid-air from a U-2 spy plane, has been released by the U.S. militaryThe photo was taken on Friday, Feb. 3 as the balloon flew over the American Midwest at an altitude of 60,000... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Over an hourlong conversation this weekend, the top diplomats from China and the U.S. zigzagged through an agenda filled with contentious topics, with Secretary of State Antony Blinken issuing blunt warnings to his counterpart regarding Beijing's expansive spy balloon program and fears... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Navy has ended operations to recover part of the Chinese spy balloon that was shot down earlier this month over the ocean off the South Carolina coast, the U.S. Northern Command said Friday."Recovery operations concluded Feb. 16 off the coast... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden will speak at 2 p.m. ET on Thursday about the country's "response" to four aerial objects that have been shot down in recent weeks, according to the White House.Biden has faced growing pressure from Republicans and Democrats to address... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Under political pressure from Democrats as well as Republicans, President Joe Biden is considering giving a speech in the coming days to address the Chinese spy balloon and the three other shot-down objects, two senior administration officials confirmed ABC News on Wednesday.The... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. intelligence agencies tracked the Chinese spy balloon from its launch in China and watched as it may have been inadvertently blown into U.S. airspace, a U.S. official has confirmed to ABC News.The Washington Post was the first to report that the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A crane ship on the scene where a Chinese surveillance balloon went down in waters off South Carolina has picked up a significant portion of the balloon’s payload that measured as much as 30-feet-long and had all of craft's tech gear and... Read More.